Sex Assault Investigation At Yorkshire Army College

1 June 2012, 12:36

The Army has confirmed the Special Investigation Branch of the Royal Military Police is investigating claims of assaults made at the Army Foundation College in Harrogate.

The college trains future soldiers, usually between the ages of 16 and 18. 

According to reports, four teenagers have claimed they were attacked by a gang of other trainees at the base and there are reports it may have been an initiation game which got out of control. 

An Army spokesman said: "We can confirm that allegations of sexual assault have been made against junior soldiers at the Army Foundation College, Harrogate, by fellow junior soldiers under training. The matter is subject to an SIB investigation and it would therefore be inappropriate to comment further whilst this is ongoing. 

"All those who are found to fall short of the Army's high standards or who are found to have committed an offence under the Armed Forces Act are dealt with administratively (up to and including discharge) or through the discipline process, as appropriate.''

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